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Sage falls to Potsdam in men's soccer play

Sage falls to Potsdam in men's soccer play

Potsdam, NY—The Sage Colleges' men's soccer team traveled to Potsdam State on Saturday afternoon for a non-conference match-up with the Bears. Potsdam State collected a 4-1 win to improve to 2-1-1, while Sage drops to 0-3.

Potsdam took a 1-0 lead as Matt Saddlemire scored on a pass from Teddy Bruschini at the 18:28 mark. Sage collected a tying goal at 40:31 as sophomore Jeaneste Pierre (Newburgh, NY/Newburgh Free Academy) scored his first of the season on a feed from sophomore Nate Franchi (Schenectady, NY/Colonie).

The Bears took a 2-1 lead in the second half as Jhonny Mendoza converted the penalty kick and by game's end, would add two more goals en route to the 4-1 final score.

Sage's senior keeper Michael Chiaravalloti (Torrington, CT/Oliver Wolcott) came up six saves in the contest as the Bears racked up 22 shots in the contest.

Sage returns to action on Sunday, September 9 travelling to Clarkson for a 1 p.m. contest.